Adventure Guide

Looking for a new adventure? Look no further than our concierge who can set you up with an unforgettable trip!
There’s always more to explore in Costa Rica.
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The Mal País Canopy Tour is based in the seaside surf town of Mal País. The forest sits on a farm with more than 200 different tree species surrounded by rich tropical vegetation, all at the entrance of the Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Reserve.
This Canopy Tour is operated by professional adventure guides who accompany you on this unforgettable treetop journey.

Availability: Daily
Tours: 9am, 11:00am, 3pm
Length: Approx. 1,5 hours
What to bring: Closed-toe shoes, water, sunscreen, bug spray, camera



Enjoy this amazing experience of a sunset on horseback or a morning adventure. This tour takes you from an amazing mountaintop view all the way down to our beautiful beaches below. Horses are expertly trained, making this tour perfect for first timers and experienced riders alike. A day on horseback such as this is a completely unique experience. Just let us know what type of adventure you prefer and we’ll get the right horse for you.
Choose to ride in Hacienda Ario or in Mal País.

Tour Availability: Tours available daily (weather permitting)
Departure time: 8:00 am or 3:30 pm
Length of tour: Approximately 2 hours

Coyote Kayak And Atv Adventure


This journey takes you over some of the most beautiful rivers in Costa Rica and over some of our best ATV trails. This half-day tour has it all! Take the 1.5-hour ATV ride towards the small beach town of Coyote where we have kayaks ready and waiting for you. Then, for approximately one hour, explore and enjoy the wildlife that the Coyote River has to offer. To round it all out, enjoy a well-earned lunch as you take in the tropical jungle view before you.

ATV: Optional (rented separately)
Tour Availability: Tours available daily (weather permitting)
Departure time: From 7:00 to 11:00 am from your hotel (according to the tides)
Length of tour: Approximately 5 hours

Sup Tour


Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) boarding has become one of the most popular water tours in the area. Take a two-hour SUP class, and take part in the fastest-growing ocean sport in the world. Not only is it a great way to experience the magnificent Mal País coast, it is also a no-impact workout for your core that will leave you mentally, physically, and emotionally fulfilled. No experience required.

Lessons Availability: Tours available daily (weather permitting)
Time: According to the tides
Length of lessons: Approximately 2 hours
What to bring: Sunscreen, swimwear, towel, hat, sandals

Surf Lessons


Get lessons from a local on all the best swells. An experienced instructor takes you to one of the best and least-crowded surfing beaches in Costa Rica, all while teaching you the nuances of surfing, the most popular activity in town. Available for all levels, you will learn the fundamentals of surfing in some of the world’s most beautiful waters.

Lessons Availability: Tours available daily (weather permitting)
Time: According to the tides
Length of lessons: Approximately 2 hours
What to bring: Sunscreen, swimwear, sandals
Transportation: Meet instructor at Casa Chameleon

Montezuma Falls Quest


This tour begins by taking off on an ATV towards the zip line canopy in Mal País. Once there, you will go from treetop to treetop on one of the most exciting zip-lines in the country, all while enjoying the unbeatable jungle views of the tropical forest and the Pacific Ocean in the distance.

Availability: Daily
Departure: 8:15 am, 10:15 am
Length: Approximately 5 hours
What to bring: Sunscreen, closed shoes, water, towel, bug spray, swimwear, hat, cash for lunch
Suggested Transportation: ATV (Included in price)

Tortuga Island


Cruise on a boat to Tortuga Island to experience one of the best snorkeling tours that Costa Rica has to offer. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch lounging on the white-sand beach. This tour is a great way to enjoy quintessential Costa Rica with your partner.
The tour starts with a 60-minute boat ride along the coast, complete with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean on the right and the gorgeous Nicoya Peninsula on the left. Once we arrive on Tortuga Island and anchor our boat next to the volcanic reef, we walk you through everything you need to know to explore the island’s crystalline waters bursting with sea creatures.

Availability: Daily
Length: Half day or Full day
What to bring: Sandals, towel, swimwear, bug spray, camera, sunscreen, hat

Fishing Snorkeling


Spend a day on the sea with the best local fisherman, who will take you to some of the best fishing spots the area has to offer. You can bring back what you catch and enjoy your catch right at the hotel, prepared by our great chef. Boats depart from the charming local fish market early in the morning and spend a half day in open water.

Tour Availability: Daily
Time: 7:00am
Length of tour: 3-5 hours
Transportation: Meet the fisherman at our local Fish Market with your own vehicle or we can arrange a taxi for you
What to bring: Sandals, sunscreen, bug spray, swimwear, camera, hat, towel

Cabo Blanco National Park Hike


This is a great tour for Nature Lovers! With it’s unique geographic location and climate, Cabo Blanco ranks among the most beautiful nature reserves in Costa Rica. Over the course of this hike, you will witness how a land once dedicated to cattle and agriculture has regenerated into a thriving forest. You will hear, see, smell, and watch countless species of both plant and animal. Choose from either a short hike or a longer more strenuous hike. For those up to the challenge of spending a couple of hours in the jungle, you will be rewarded with some incredible views and wildlife.

Tour Availability: Tours are available Wednesday through Sunday. The National Park
Departure time: 7:30am (park opens 8am)
Length of tour: Approximately 2 hours for the short hike and 5.5 hours for the long hike (snacks are needed for the long hike)
What to bring: Sunscreen, comfortable shoes, camera, bug spray, snacks, water

Curu Tour


This exotic and adventurous hike is perfect for admiring the area’s flora and fauna. The location of this hike is a privately-owned piece of land that boasts a rich and diverse ecosystem. Encounter a variety of habitats in the area, ranging from dense Tropical Forest, to mangroves to rivers and farmland. This tour provides great opportunities to view animals in the wild, including the Scarlet Macaw, Spider Monkey, and many others. With a number of different trails to choose from, you will be the master of your day’s activity.

Tour Availability: Tours available daily (weather permitting)
Departure time: 6:00 am (park opens at 7:00am)
Length of tour: 4+ hours
What to bring: Closed shoes, water, camera, bug spray

Bird Watching


Birding in Costa Rica is exhilarating for both the novice and expert bird watcher alike. Due to the diverse micro climates found in the mountains, rivers, and mixed elevations, more than 800 species of birds make Costa Rica their year-round home or their migratory destination. Enjoy all this bird activity in the company of an expert bird watcher, who guides you to the best spots to spot the incredible birds in the area and to explain how they relate to the natural environment.

Tour Availability: Tours available daily (weather permitting)
Departure time: 5:15 am from your hotel
Length of tour: Approximately 4+ hours
What to bring: Closed shoes, sunscreen, bug spray, camera, water

Costa Rican Farm Tour


A Blue Zone is a concept used to identify a demographic and/or geographic area of the world where people live measurably longer lives. The Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica is one of those areas. This tour tour that lets you participate in the daily life of a typical Costa Rican farm, so you will witness firsthand how our farmers live such a healthy lifestyle.
The farm is located approximately 40 minutes from the Santa Teresa/Mal País area. If you are driving your own vehicle, our guide can meet you here at the hotel and you can follow in a caravan, or we can provide a taxi service if that is more convenient.

Availability: Daily – Please book 48 hours in advance
Departure: 6:00 am, 6:30 am, 7:00 am
Length: Approximately 6 hours
What to bring: Closed shoes, water, bug spray, sunscreen, camera


Experience yoga from expert instructors in the privacy of your own villa. Use your breath, strengthen your body, and relax your mind, giving yourself entirely to the practice… Our goal is to help you create a practice personalized for your needs, so get in touch and let’s set up the perfect morning or afternoon retreat just for you.

Lessons Availability: Daily
Time: Of your choosing
Length of lessons: Approximately 2 hours